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Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Unplanned stop

So glad we followed the signs! Great museum with knowledgeable volunteers. It was cold that day... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lisa P
Arlington, United States
Naval War History

The vintage hangar, alone, is worth a visit. An incredible display of World War ll naval history is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Claudia M
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Naval Air Station Wildwood Foundation is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to restore Hangar #1 at the Cape May Airport, Cape May County, New Jersey, into an aircraft museum honoring the Navy airmen who died while training during World...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
500 Forrestal Rd, Rio Grande, Cape May, NJ 08242-2203
+1 609-886-8787
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Reviewed yesterday

So glad we followed the signs! Great museum with knowledgeable volunteers. It was cold that day in the hanger so the woman that greeted us said it was a no charge day - donations only. By the end of the visit we put the admission...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 3 days ago

The vintage hangar, alone, is worth a visit. An incredible display of World War ll naval history is on display . Also has neat little gift store

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Claudia M
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Really nice exhibit about the WWII history of Wildwood. Great exhibits. Very relatable. Great for kids.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Katherine B
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We have been here several times and it is always an interesting and worthwhile experience. The Museum is housed in an old WW2 hanger which is amazing in itself and has artifacts from the time this was an active NAS and from general aviation history....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Connie M
Reviewed 4 October 2018

$50 for a family of 4 didn't sound expensive at the time. But walking through the place and you'll realize you've been ripped off. It's a hangar that takes less than an hour to see everything. And on top of that everything says to ask...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank shinypencils
Reviewed 3 October 2018

If you are looking for something unique to do with your family, especially on a non beach day. Lots of hands on displays that kids will love and learn about the history of this important WWII training center. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cindy K
Reviewed 28 September 2018

My husband and I came to Cape May and since Wildwood is close by we decided to visit this place. It was a rainy day so it was perfect. Even though it is small, there is a lot to learn in this place. Its perfect...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 622riah
Reviewed 25 September 2018

It can be confusing to find this museum since the address says Rio Grande & Cape May then Wildwood is in its title. The actual museum is tucked away at the Cape May airport across the street from the Erma fire department & Vietnam museum....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank KaliRaven
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We spent about an hour and a half walking around on the self-guided tour. Learned quite a bit about what was done there during WWII. Great exhibits and lots of history. Thoroughly enjoyed our time there. Definitely worth a look.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank nyvics
Reviewed 12 September 2018

I was pleasantly surprised with how much history was on display at this museum. There were lists of not only famous planes, but local hero's that served in Congress as well as local daughters of the area that volunteered in the 40's to act as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brad L
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Maria A
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Mitali V
29 April 2018|
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Yes, friendly, leashed pets are permitted at the Aviation Museum. Thank you for asking!
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Yes it is!